Childhood Education and Literacy Studies, the College of Education, and USF offer various forms of research support for students and faculty engaged in research.
The Center for Research, Evaluation, Assessment, and Measurement hosts various workshops and open discussions that are designed to engage faculty and graduate students in thoughtful discussions about contemporary issues in research methods.
The Department of Childhood Education and Literacy Studies invites a variety of speakers to present lectures and seminars on various topics within Early Childhood, Elementary, or Literacy Studies.
CORE provides free methodological consultancy for College of Education faculty and graduate students in the planning of research and in the analysis, interpretation, and presentation of data.
The Florida Center for Instructional Technology (FCIT) is located in the College of Education, University of South Florida, at Tampa, Florida. FCIT is funded by the Florida Department of Education, school districts, educational foundations, and others to provide leadership, instructional materials, and support services to educational institutions in Florida and beyond with regard to the integration of technology into K-20 education. The Center is also funded by the USF College of Education to support USF faculty and students through the iTeach Initiative.
Cutting-edge technology is the hallmark of the college and one of the keys to educational change. Through the use of technology, the University of South Florida College of Education is revolutionizing teaching and learning. Living and learning in the digital age requires informed, innovative teachers. The iteach initiative is a program resulting in a special designation that recognizes preservice teachers for their engagement in intensive preparation with digital technologies. The College of Education fosters a dynamic pedagogy that celebrates the creative potential of 21st century learners in which the classroom becomes a site of active learning and thinking, fostered by the rich technological resources available.
Dr. Gladis Kersaint's office provides support for faculty developing research grants. Students my also receive support services if they are working with faculty. The Research Office provides a technical function by assisting faculty throughout the award process. The office provides a convening function to connect faculty and students based on mutual research interests. The office also provides a compliance function to ensure that research pursuits and pre- and post- award grant/contract processes are in compliance with university, state, and federal research guidelines.